Holguin, Cuba, Dec 29 (ACN) The International Eagle Ray Diving Site in Guardalavaca locality in this eastern Cuban province was granted the Golden Center distinction by the American and Canadian Underwater Certifications (ACUC) during the official opening of a new venue near the Brisas Hotel.
Marlin Guardalavaca commercial director Katia Estrada told ACN that the ACUC distinction certifies the conditions of the new site and the quality of its services, offered by a group of experts including a trainer evaluator.
The diving activity has been carried out in this eastern tourist center for the past 40 years, as 26 six diving sites have been identified including marine walls and caves, sunken ships at some 40 meters of depth.
Diving site instructor Alexander Gonzalez said that the largest number of clients come from Canada, Russia and Germany and added that evening diving are very attractive and demanded by visitors because divers can observe marine predators in action such as octopuses, lobsters and others who come out of their shelters for food.
The Eagle Ray Diving Center also offers courses of diving in different stages, first aids, dive master and open water instructor.
Guadalavaca Beach center in Holguin province is a major tourist site in Cuba which counts on three large sun-and-beach compounds including the Cubanacan-owned hotels Amigo Atlantico, Brisas and Gran Muthu Almirante Beach.